The Sacramento Tower Bridge

The Sacramento River

The Garden Highway

Special Event -- Lecture

Phil Simborg, Co-Founder Backgammon Learning Center, and

Allen Tish, #2 Player on the ABT List

Topic : How to become an Expert Backgame Player

$20 Registration, of which 50% of proceeds wiil be distributed to boards for kids

pre-registration not required, but encouraged

see Schedule for day and time

Tournament Events

  • Side Events
  • Master's Jackpot - Single Elimination, 11 pts, clocked.  pre-registration encouraged $400 entry, 90% return
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  • Limited Jackpot - Single Elimination, 9 pts.  pre-registration encouraged $150 entry, 85% return
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  • Speed Gammon - 5pt matches. Clocks mandatory at 2/10. Continuous entries offered and encouraged. $50 entry, 85% return
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  • DMP Quickies - 1 pt matches. Continuous entries offered and encouraged. $20 entry, 85% return
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  • Sacramento 3pts - Single Elimination, 4 player brackets, 3 pt matches,  pre-registration encouraged. $50 entry, 80% return
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  • 5 pt Gammon Guys - 5 pts, Single Elim.  $100 entry.  Clocks preferred. Winner recieves an Artgammon board and finalist earns Michy‚Äôs custom cube. See Our Sponsor's Info on the HOME page for more info
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  • BackgammonBaby 1 pt - 1 pt, Single Elim  $20 entry.  Winner recieves unique travel set.  See Our Sponsor's Info on the HOME page for more info

Main Event

OPEN Division - Single Elimination with progressive consolation and progressive last chance.  11 pts in Main, 9 pts in Consolation, 5 pts Last Chance. Clocks required 2/12.  $300 regis/90% return; $150 sidepool/100% return.

 

Advanced Division - Single Elimination with progressive consolation and progressive last chance.  9 pts in Main, 7 pts in Consolation, 5 pts Last Chance.  $150 regis/85% return; $50 sidepool/100% return.

 

Novice Division - Open to all palyers with lesser  skill level and tournament  experience.   Subject to Eligibility Committee review. Format to be determined based upon registered players, either single eliminaton or round-robin.

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